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Black Jack, Vol. 8 (Black Jack #8)

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Black Jack is a mysterious and charismatic young genius surgeon who travels the world performing amazing and impossible medical feats. Though a trained physician, he refuses to accept a medical license due to his hatred and mistrust of the medical community's hypocrisy and corruption. This leads Black Jack to occasional run-ins with the authorities, as well as from gangste ...more
Paperback, 328 pages
Published November 17th 2009 by Vertical (first published August 10th 1982)
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Chibineko
Oct 28, 2010 Chibineko rated it it was amazing
I have to admit, I'll be a little sad when Vertical stops releasing the Black Jack series when they reach the last volume. I'm familiar with Tekuza's work for the most part, but I've never actually been able to collect & read his books in the past, so this is really eye opening for me. This is one series where every volume has been just as good as the first. (Although I will admit that I have my preferences for specific stories.)

This volume contains several different stories, all of which ca
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Judith
Apr 10, 2011 Judith rated it really liked it
The "god" of Japanese comics delivers. Very human, sensitive stories
and his humor is really something. RIP Tezuka, wherever you are. And
thank you for the books.
Wayne
Mar 24, 2010 Wayne rated it it was ok
I should not even review this. Without reading the previous editions, I'm not quite sure what to think. I really didn't like the main character much and I'm not sure why he is doing what he's doing. He's obviously helping people, but I'm not sure why he's doing all these medical procedures. Art is aright but didn't seem as good as his other stuff. I wasn't interested enough that I feel a need to read any more. Probably my loss.
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Mar 22, 2015 Emmy rated it it was amazing
Shelves: mad-science, manga
Yet another wonderful piece! I'm not sure how Tezuka managed to write so many great Black Jack stories, but I'm really glad he did :)
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Oct 16, 2012 Russell Grant rated it really liked it
Another great volume in the series. All the stories were interesting and this one seemed a bit more gross then usual.
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Dr. Osamu Tezuka (手塚 治虫) was a Japanese manga artist, animator, producer and medical doctor, although he never practiced medicine. Born in Osaka Prefecture, he is best known as the creator of Astro Boy and Kimba the White Lion. He is often credited as the "Father of Anime", and is often considered the Japanese equivalent to Walt Disney, who served as a major inspiration during his f
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